WSR 05-17-109

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

SUPERINTENDENT OF

PUBLIC INSTRUCTION

[ Filed August 16, 2005, 3:11 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 392-140-600 through 392-140-685, school district eligibility for state special education safety net funding.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28A.150.290.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Amendments to rules are needed to implement provisions of the 2005-2007 Biennial Operating Appropriations Act in the special education safety net application process for the 2005-2006 school year and thereafter.

Process for Developing New Rule: Early solicitation of public comments and recommendations respecting new, amended or repealed rules, and consideration of the comments and recommendations in the course of drafting rules.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by sending written comments to Rules Coordinator, Legal Services, Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, P.O. Box 47200, Olympia, WA 98504-7200, fax (360) 753-4201, TTY (360) 664-3631. For telephone assistance contact Mary Ellen Parrish, (360) 725-6075.

August 12, 2005

Dr. Terry Bergeson

Superintendent of

Public Instruction

Washington State Code Reviser's Office